Digital Photographer's Guide to Dramatic Photoshop Effects by Jim Zuckerman
Jim Zuckerman, a teacher and pro photographer renowned for his vivid, surreal images, walks readers step-by-step through creating brilliant, eye-catching composite images and enhanced photographs using the most powerful digital darkroom tool: Adobe Photoshop®. Zuckerman includes a range of techniques that will enhance existing photographs, produce stunning fantasy images, or make pictures resemble oil and watercolor paintings. He explains which tools to use and where to find them, and gives advice on choosing the right photo for implementing a specific technique; bringing out a photograph's hidden assets, and so much more. Inspiring examples of Zuckerman's own work feature detailed explanations of how he achieved each image, making this a must-have book for every digital photographer.
Jim Zuckerman has lectured and taught creative photography at UCLA, Kent State University, and the Palm Beach Photographic Center. He has been a contributing editor to PHOTOgraphic magazine for 32 years, and also writes for Shutterbug. His images have been published in hundreds of books and magazines, including several Time-Life Books, publications of the National Geographic Society, Outdoor Photographer, Omni Magazine, Condé Nast Traveler, and Science Fiction Age. He is the author of 15 books, including Pro Secrets to Dramatic Digital Photos.